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Law Enforcement Blotter: Tuesday, August 15
Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man threw a pig's foot at Somali-American
Douglas County Outstanding Seniors: Pickles, bowling and much more
High water prompts no wake zones on 15 lakes
Vintage bike ride rescheduled
Minnewaska Golf Club: Peters, Verkinderen hit holes-in-one in the same group
Eagles Horseshoe Standings
Alex 11U baseball team takes home state title
Atkinson wins Race for the Fallen Lineman at Viking
Alexandria Horseshoe League singles tournament results
Photo of the Week
Vacation transformation at Good Shepherd Church
Alexandria's Enterprise plays courthouse concert
Faith Happenings: Running legend to speak at Faith @ Work Lunch
Engaged - Sharp and Kasper
Morken: Habitat key to curbing coyotes' effect on fawns
DNR report: Fewer small game hunters buy licenses in 2016
Morken: Death of Bosek hits hard for many
Plenty of deer harvest opportunities locally
DNR sees illegal use of hydraulic jets on more local waters
Jennifer R. Lorenz-Billings
Richard Henry Tomford
Sylvia O. Johnson
James F. Chan
Patrick A."Pat" White
Echo Press Editorial: Blank page speaks volumes
Observations from the Archives: 1967: Fair features racing ostrich-pulled carts
Commentary: City doesn't have right to ban new wells
In the Know: Pay attention to city, county budgets
Letter: What advice did Trump give Boy Scouts?
There's still time to plant veggies
Haying and grazing OK on some Conservation Reserve land
Millerville gets hands-on with butter
Tractors to parade down 36 mile memory lane
Douglas County 4-H campers
Grant helps Glenwood with downtown facelift
Leadership change at Runestone Museum
Schwan's announces acquisitions as frozen food company beefs up its pizza business
Aagard expands to pull all workers into one building
A new place for ink opens in Alexandria
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Minnesota State Fair
June 8, 2017
Minnesota State Fair art unveiled
ST. PAUL—St. Paul artist Ta-coumba Aiken's commemorative art for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Fairgrounds....
June 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
November 30, 2016
Route 3 to jazz it up at Evansville Art Center
Route 3, An American Musical Journey, will give a jazzy performance at the Evansville Art Center on Friday, Dec. 2, from 7 to 9 pm. Route 3 has...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
October 5, 2016
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
Douglas County 4-H Horse Project members competed at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show, Sept. 16-19, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds...
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria was in his 80s when he was a caregiver to his wife, Dorothy, in the years before she died in 2012. "I got to know...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Extinguishing the competition
Less than 1 percent of a point separated the Alexandria Fire Department Explorers from a first or second place finish in the Fire Explorer Challenge...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Once again, thousands poured in through the gates to hear the Minnesota State Fair sing its swan song to summer....
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek to sell in Xcel Center
When the puck drops for Minnesota Wild games at the Xcel Center this season, fans can sip on wine from Alexandria's Carlos Creek Winery as they...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available. This program is sponsored by Minnesota 4-H...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
Decision impacts thousands of 4-H students statewide
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2015 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Local chef, family farm selected to appear on State Fair food program
An Alexandria chef, Matthew Jensen with Broadway Bistro, and a Millerville family farm will be featured at the “Minnesota Cooks” event at the Minnesota State Fair this Sunday, August 24. The 12th annual event is an educational outreach program of the Minnesota Farmers Union...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Knute Nelson of Alexandria will be located on the “Front Porch” of the Older But Wiser Living exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday, August 22, with presentations running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Knute Nelson was selected to showcase its use of GrandCare technology based...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Get your state fair projects ready
Entry deadlines approaching
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
4-H youth shine at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
Minnesota 4-H’ers from 87 counties arrived with more than 2,885 animals and 2,800 building projects at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair, in addition...
October 9, 2013 - 12:20am
June 16, 2011
First-ever giant sing-along planned at Minnesota State Fair
In the tradition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, visitors to the 2011 State Fair are invited to enjoy the magic of singing together in the first-ever Giant Sing Along. A field of microphones will welcome everyone to sing their lungs out to this year's voted hits, karaoke style....
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm